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KIEV, 6 March. /TASS/. Speaker of Ukraine’s military operation in the country’s east Andriy Lysenko said on Friday the Ukrainian army has completed withdrawal of its Grad multiple rocket launch systems at a distance of more than 25 km from the conflict sides’ contact line in Donbas.
"Yesterday we completed with withdrawal of the Grad systems. Observers of the special monitoring mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) recorded the equipment pullout at a distance of more than 25 km," he told a briefing on Friday.
He also said no Ukrainian military were killed over the past day, only four soldiers were wounded.
Chief negotiator of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) in the Contact Group on the Ukrainian crisis settlement Pushilin said on March 3 that Kiev had promised to complete the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the contact line in the conflict zone in Donbas by March 7. "That’s important for us because we completed the withdrawal of weaponry ahead of schedule," he said.
Militia units of the LPR and DPR reportedly fully completed with pullout of heavy weaponry by March 1.